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Multicomponent fortification of human breast milk for preterm infants following hospital discharge

Henderson, Ginny; Fahey, Tom; McGuire, William

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Background: Preterm infants are usually growth restricted at hospital discharge. Feeding preterm infants after hospital discharge with nutrient-fortified breast milk (rather than unfortified breast milk) may facilitate more rapid catch-up growth and improve neurodevelopmental outcomes. Objectives: To determine the effect of feeding with multicomponent fortified human breast milk versus unfortified breast milk on growth and development on preterm or low birth weight infants following hospital...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/59049
Source: Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR)
DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD004866.pub2

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